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  FOX    KTVU 6 O Clock News    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    September 27, 2012
    6:00 - 6:30pm PDT  

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school program at washington elementary school. >> the kids see this, some of them laugh, think is that normal. it shouldn't be something they should be seeing. >> reporter: the rally and march calls for more police presence and shut down motels that cater to prostitution. he helped get an injunction against one motel and proposed the city buy some motels. >> we know the motels we are going after, the prostitution is eliminated or severely reduced. what we don't know is where it is moving to. >> reporter: back live at the protest that is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., police recommended the group protest but not confront prostitutes. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. we are live in albany where parents are meeting with school
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administrators. this after a teacher was arrested for having an inappropriate relationship with a student. coming up, an update on what parents are being told. following developing news, a 11-year-old girl is in critical condition after being hit by a suv while riding her bike. news chopper 2 caught site of the skid marks and the damaged suv. investigators tell us the girl was riding her bike home from school when she was hit and thrown 100 feet. she was airlifted to the hospital. the driver is cooperating with police. the girl's family just moved to the neighborhood a few weeks ago. cell phone thefts are not unusual but in one city they are more violence. ktvu's patty lee is live in san francisco with the action one victim is taking a try to stop the trend. patty? >> reporter: an ipad was stolen
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yesterday. as they sped away they hit a news van and crashed. that incident is bringing attention to the problem that if you are walking around carrying a cell phone or a tablet, you could become a target. >> reporter: as more users targeted -- users are tarted, new -- targeted new ways to compat the crim-- combat the criminals are in the works. >> reporter: she was beaten up last month in a bar for her iphone and now she and her company are fighting back. >> we started looking into it, this is reaching a lot of people. >> people are getting attacked and somebody is going to get killed. >> reporter: they are paying to produce public service announcement, warning people to be aware. the police department is also
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taking action. >> a new app to track the phones. >> reporter: he says the department is partnering with a apple to launch reverse stings to catch criminalsinals and the people who keep them in business. according to san francisco police between january 1 and august 31 there have been 2,374 robberies. 1,199 of those involved cell phones. those statistics also driving the launch of this public service campaign that could start next week. reporting live in san francisco, patty lee, ktvu channel 2 news. two police agencies are investigating a robbery on a trail in walnut creak that happened sunday at 10:00 a.m. on the iron horse trail. police say the suspect threatened a woman and simulated he had a gun before
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stealing her children. police are investigating. a security firm hired to guard federal courthouses agreed to a $1.9 million settlement today. the department of justice extended the time for fire arm tests out of fear the guards might not pass. guards in san jose, oakland and san francisco were the only ones given the improper tests. the jail population in san francisco is at its lower level in 40 years. they talked to about the city's progress since the public safety realignment act went into effect. the district attorney says the city is doing a great job. >> we are becoming a modern for the state and for the nation as well in how to be smart in dealing with the criminal justice system. >> san francisco created the
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first county level sentencing commission in the county. mosquito fogging is about to get underway in brentwood to combat the west nile virus. the disease is unpredictable. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live in brentwood where west nile is worse than it was last year. john? >> reporter: they are expected here in about 40 minutes to prepare for the fogging tonight. officials said west nile virus shows no sign of slowing. >> reporter: our camera was there as a technician found mosquitos in this pool behind a vacant house. >> the warmer weather kept west nile virus still going. we are getting reports. >> reporter: another bird
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testing positive today. frozen for further analysis. 66% higher than last year. and the fraction of mosquitos with the virus, four times higher. again, it is warm weather. >> they lay eggs more quickly, grow more quickly. it causes the virus to produce more quickly. >> reporter: positive mosquitos, in the eastern part of the county. two human cases, nationwide 130 dead. 3100 sick. millions infected who don't know it. the human risk is low, it is hard to prove a human vaccine effected. >> there is no way to know they will end up being exposed to west nile. >> reporter: it is up to us to protect our selves. treat or empty standing water. wear repellent when outside. officials say get used to fogging because the west nile
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virus threat is likely to be us for years to come. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. two lawmakers are calling for a state over sight hearing on the chevron refinery fire. they want a review it prevent similar incidents in the future. although investigations are not complete they say the response plans, maintenance and monitoring equipment were all inadequate during the fire. the man behind the anti- muslim film was arrested on suspicion of violating his probation. the arrest of nakoula basseley nakoula. nakoula basseley nakoula was convicted in 2010 of check fraud which prohibits him from using computers or the internet without approval.
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that film made by nakoula basseley nakoula has been sited as a motive or cover for the killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. www.ktvu.com has complete coverage of the attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and the protest over the film. the arrest of a top google exec is revivalling a debate -- reviving a debate. google's president of operations in brazil was arrested after the site declined to move videos criticizing a mayoral candidate. he faces up to a year in jail. clergy members gathered in support of a bill from barring
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california from detaining illegal immigrants. they say it would limit unfair detentions and improve relations. >> it puts this wall of distrust between witnesses of crime, victims of crime, the immigrant community and the police. they think if i come in contact with you, it is putting this hold on you. >> opponents say the bill would pose a public safety threat. new poll finds aa majority of californians favor giving illegal immigrants a path to citizenship. 77% favor it. 14% said they should be allowed to work in the united states. 13% said all should be deported. when asked whether they should
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be given driver licenses, 40% said yes. the company will move to 815 market street near the old navy store. san francisco has been pushing for a revitalization of the area. it should open next summer. after two months, yahoo's new ceo is implementing major changes. she told employees this week that company decisions on which products to ship will now be based on three criteria. it must ship in six months, reach 100 million users and generate $100 million. leaders rill be on hand for a ceremony tomorrow -- will be on hand for the ceremony tomorrow for the bart extension to san jose. san jose congressman mike honda is expected to tend long with
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officials. bart and university of california at berkeley have teamed up to increase seismic safety on trains. new technology will allow bart trains to automatic slow down up to a minute before the ground starts shaking in an earthquake. they will slow down from 70 miles per hour to 26 miles per hour. dozens of parents packed in to a library after the rest of a popular teacher. >> back here, it will heat up around here, the highest temperatures we have seen all year. i will have the details back here. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding.
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erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation.
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after several warnings san
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francisco police cleared out a occupy encampment over night. they made 2 dozen arrests. crews came in and clear it out. investigators ruled a deadly crash was the fault of a parolee that led police on a chase. he and his passenger died in the accident. authorities say the chase reached speeds up to 80 miles an hour before he collided with a suv. rights now parents at a school are hearing from administrators after the arrest of a teacher on charges of lewd conduct with a child. ktvu's cara liu is live where the teacher is now on administrative leave. >> reporter: 80 people are crammed into the school for a meeting that is still going on
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right now. this is a parent's only meeting. still a lot of shock and concerned after james izumizaki, a well liked and respected teacher, was arrested yesterday. police say james izumizaki was booked on suspicion of a lewd act with a child under 14. cameras were asked to wait outside but parents had a lot of questions. many were concerned over how staff was talking to kids about what happened, as well as whether they were making sure students were given the support they needed. the superintendent said the students will be redistributed to other classes starting monday. >> my concern is the continuity of education and how they will be handled. my daughter had a lot of questions. i was told there were a lot of students in tears today. my concern is just how everything will get handled and
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this not be a huge distraction to education. >> reporter: majority of parents who talked to us were positive on this teacher. only one felt he was too friendly with kids, texting students. counselors are available for students tomorrow and next week and parents and faculty tell us they are waiting to see what happens with the allegations against the teacher. they want the investigation to take its course. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. the district attorney is considering filing charges against a police officer who was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. thomas hauschild was arrested on tuesday and now out on jail. so far no charges have been filed. thomas hauschild was placed on administrative leave. the district attorney says he is cooperating with the investigation. today cal train received a
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$40 million infusion for major improvements. the money will be used to install a new signal system. it will help prevent collisions and enforce speed restrictions as well as optimize the number of trains per hour. it was just a small amount compared to the money allocated for the entire project. the goal is to have electric trains by 2019 so the system can be integrated with the high- speed rail. the first step creates 9600 jobs and could bring $2.5 billion to the area door to officials -- according to officials. fog is at the coast right now. you see it is coming across the bay now. you see the fog towards burgly and oakland. fog -- berkeley and oakland.
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there is the fog now. as we go through tomorrow, next couple days, temperatures will be on the warm to hot side. today warmer than yesterday. antioch and fairfield, 94, 93. concord 87. 80 mountain view. warm to hot day today. temperatures tomorrow, degree or two cooler, maybe the same. but temperatures are trending up saturday, sunday and monday. the big concern would be for fire danger. humidity low, temperatures high. we are not expecting a big wind event. over night lows mild. it will be chilly friday morning. tomorrow, with the winds going on shore and the fog at the coast, looking for a similar day, slightly cooler.
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you will barely notice a difference. high pressure starts to change position. moves up into the northeast and the winds come off shore. that is on the weekend. that is why we are concerned for fire danger. national weather service issuing a heat advisory, we will be watching that on sunday or monday for high temperatures. 90s and maybe low 100s in the hot valleys. fog tomorrow, brings it away from the coast. you see the heat out of the valley. reds are 90s. special in the livermore valley. 90 in fairfield. cooler than today but not by much. 92 in livermore tomorrow. morgan hill 87. air quality will get sketchy saturday, sunday, monday. i will be back tonight at 10:00
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p.m. and we will update the models. it will heat up. some of the highest temperatures all year. fire danger goes up. we will pay attention, i will be back tonight at 10:00 p.m. >> thank you. coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. following a peace march happening in oakland. wraps up with a dinner where leaders are expected to be on hand. we will look at what they are hoping happens and check your profile? facebook makes its first launch into e-commerce. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. the plan to save city college of san francisco. the difficult choices that have to be made to avoid financial ruin for the college.
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in a few minutes city college of san francisco administrators are set to unveil their plan. officials must make several changes or risk losing accreditation and perhaps closing. eliminating paid health benefits for part time faculty
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and reducing teachers, cowboy counselors -- counselors and other workers. sports now. >> his last 10 starts, all of them, the giants come out victorious, and no fail today in the last home game of the regular season. buster posey creeping up in the batting race. he was on base and hunter pence deposits the spot. 22 of the year. fifth since joining the giants. in the second, everybody into the act. marco scutaro, gone. two run blast. 15 game hit streak for him. giants win 7-3. zito wins his 14th game. afterwards they are headed for san diego. this is a rookie hazing tradition before the final road trip. some of the giants. they make them dress up like that and go to the airport. part of their rookie hazing. you better believe there is a
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lot of san francisco giants in a good mood. the a's glad to have this road trip ov. it is done -- trip over. it is done. they get a 2-2 split with ron washington and the rangers. five run first inning for texas. michael jung big hit. two run -- michael young, big hit. two runs. same inning, right center, gone. two run shot. road trip, they were 4-6 in the 10 games but the angels lost as well and they are still 2 up for the second spot and the voting complete. this might be our best high school game of the week tomorrow yet. battling of titans. sarah 3-0. such a big game. they play at foothill college tomorrow. we will feature it tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. that is the sporting life for
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an early thursday evening. stanford in progress right now on the football field. >> all right. >> highlights at 10:00 p.m. >> never seen that giants tradition. >> oh, yeah. >> thank you. the shark tank, at 10:00 p.m., the impact in the bay area now that the national hockey league canceled games. and thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. vision
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is that everybody you see on television is doing something better than what you're doing. ever see anybody on tv sliding off the sofa with potato chip crumbs on their face? some people have too much fun on television. the soda commercial people. where do they summon this enthusiasm? have you seen them? "we have soda! we have soda!" jumping, laughing, flying through the air. it's a can of soda.